The Always War
The Always War
The Always War
Unending war leads to the discovery of uneasy truths when two teens question the status quo in this riveting thriller.For as long as Tessa can remember, her country has been at war. When local golden boy Gideon Thrall is awarded a medal for courage, it’s a rare bright spot for everyone in Tessa’s town—until Gideon refuses the award, claims he was a coward, and runs away. Tessa is bewildered, and she can’t help but follow Gideon to find out the truth. But Tessa is in for more than she bargained for. Before she knows it, she has stowed away on a rogue airplane and is headed for enemy territory. But all that pales when she discovers a shocking truth that rocks the foundation of everything she’s ever believed—a truth that will change the world. Is Tessa strong enough to bring it into the light?

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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War, war, war. To Tessa war has always been a part of her 
life. Her parents work and give most of the money they make to 
the war. Tessa goes to school and learns how to help with the 
war. People dedicate their life to this war.
 Then one day Tessa meets up with her used to be childhood 
friend, Gideon, a now traumatized war hero.  In a split-second 
decision Tessa decides to follow Gideon when he runs away.  
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